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US funder buys up Firstassist in ?aggressive push?

PUBLISHED December 12, 2011

US dispute financier Burford Capital is to acquire UK legal expenses insurer Firstassist in a ?10.3m deal to create a firm offering both after-the-event (ATE) insurance and litigation funding.

Burford is one of the world?s leading financiers of litigation and arbitration and listed on the London Alternative Investment Market. It was attracted to the UK market by the Jackson proposals for litigation funding.

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